October 23, 2014

Nineteen applications for Manchester city FM licence

Ofcom has received 19 applications for the new city-wide Manchester FM licence.

At closing date yesterday, the industry expected upto a dozen applications. However nearly 20 companies are battling it out for what could be the last Manchester FM licence for years.

The full list of applications are:

98FM
Adult Alternative & Speech
Alice 97.7 FM
Classic & Contemporary Rock

AllTalk FM (TWG)
Speech

The Arrow (Chrysalis)
Classic Rock

97.7 The City
Easy Listening & Speech

Citybeat 97.7 (CN)
Music & Speech for 45+

97.7 Fun FM (/GWR)
Children’s

go-fm (AR-UK)
Rock & Soft Alternative

Kerrang! (EMAP)
Rock

Kismat Radio (Sunrise Radio)
Asian Talk

Manchester 97.7 FM (SRH)
Music & Speech

Masti Radio (Sunrise Yorkshire)
Asian & Other Ethnic

Saga Radio (Saga)
Melodic Hits & Speech for 50+

The Storm (GWR)

Time FM (LMC)

Unity Radio
House & Urban

Virgin Classic Rock (SMG)
Classic Rock

Xfm (Capital)
Alternative

Young Asian Sound FM (Asian Sound Radio)
Music for Young Asians

Keep an eye on the RadioMad.net applications list and news area for winner details, expected within three months.

Posted on Thursday, February 10th, 2005 at 7:28 am by .